Bmore Music Picks: Baltimore Music, Concerts and Events for January 5 – January 11

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Bmore Music Picks is a weekly feature that highlights shows, concerts or events to check out in Baltimore (and the surrounding area). While it’s not a comprehensive events calendar, our picks are diverse and may highlight jazz, rock, folk, noise, punk, hip-hop, R&B, metal, experimental or just about any other sub-genre or style that helps make Baltimore’s music scene varied and vibrant.

For a more comprehensive events calendar, check out the Culture FlyShow Space, or




Tuesday, January 6th – Tuesday Blues
Mobtown Ballroom, 861 Washington Blvd. at 9:00 PM – $7

Every Tuesday night at Mobtown Ballroom is a celebration of Blues and good times. Drop in at 9PM for a lesson and stick around after for the dance party all night long. Mobtown Ballroom is one of Charm City’s (sort of) hidden gems and is a must-visit evening destination.

More info here.



Friday, January 9th – Janka Nabay & The Bubu Gang / Ami Dang / DJ Underdog
The Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave. at 8:00 PM – $15 at the door ($12 in advance), member pricing $12 at the door ($9 in advance)

This will be a cultural explosion and a damn good Friday night. Janka Nabay is a Sierra Leonian musician with his band The Bubu Gang and Ami Dang is equal parts world music sitarist and catchy electro-pop musician. Get your tickets in advance as they might sell out.

More info here.


Author Taylor DeBoer grew up in the Baltimore area and studied Writing and Sociology at Loyola University Maryland. He is a local writer, music lover, and edits a website that he co-founded,  Follow him on Twitter at TayDeBoer23.

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